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12/5/2009 - 1/6/2010

bid family day logoHoliday Lighting Ceremony   
Thursday, December 3, 6:00 pm
Join us Downtown for the Annual Holiday Lighting ceremony celebrating Christmas, Chanukah and Kwanza at Memorial Plaza. Free.

BID Family Day: Make a Gift Fair    
Saturday, December 5, 12:30 – 2:00 pm, Free
Children ages 5 and up are invited to create presents for holiday – cookie tins, decorated frames, candle holders, cookie mix in a jar, and other wonderful items suitable for giving to family and friends. Wrap them all up with handmade gift bags and tags. New Rochelle Public Library. Free.

BID Family Day: Family Concert—Holidays Songs from Around the World
Sunday, December 13, 2:00 pm
The rockin’ group of the In-Laws and the Outlaws, four musicians spanning three generations, will perform a celebratory concert for Hanukkah and other global holidays, with songs of freedom from around the world.  Sheila Dardashti, a New York City teacher and New Rochelle resident, and her son-in-law Roni Sarig, a writer and New Rochelle High School teacher, along with nine-year-old guitar-strumming Uri Sarig and six-year-old Raquel Sarig, sing songs from around the world—in a handful of languages and using a range of instruments, from the mandolin to the African drum. Ossie Davis Theater, New Rochelle Public Library. Free.

Holiday Concert with the Pelham Larks
Sunday, December 20, 2009, 3:00 pm
Sit back, relax and enjoy the holiday season with a lively concert of seasonal songs performed by the popular vocal group, the Pelham Larks. The ensemble of female vocalists will sing perennial favorites, with audience participation. Everyone leaves singing and smiling! Suggested donation of $2.00 for adults.

Vacation Week Program: Family Film: Up
Monday, December 28, 1:00 pm
From Pixar Studios, this is the award-winning, incredibly animated, 2009 film about Carl Fredricksen, a 78-year-old balloon salesman who finally fulfills his lifelong dream of a great adventure when he ties thousands of balloons to his house and flies away to the wilds of South America. But he discovers all too late that his biggest nightmare has stowed away on the trip: an overly optimistic 8-year-old Wilderness Explorer named Russell. Rated PG (96 min.) Ossie Davis Theater, New Rochelle Public Library. Free.

Vacation Week Program: “Animals in the Winter” Nature and Crafts Workshop
Tuesday, December 29,  1:00–2:00 pm
The creative team of 2 Hands 2 Learn returns for an exciting exploration of animal life in
the cold of winter. Limited to 30 children grades 2 – 5, on a first-come/first-served, basis  
beginning at 12:45 pm. New Rochelle Public Library Meeting Room. Free.

Vacation Week Program: New Year’s Eve Warm-up with Funnyman Will Shaw
Wednesday, December 30, 1:00 pm
Will Shaw's is back to tie-up the end of the year with silly antics, dazzling circus skills, hilarious jokes and loads of fun!  Ossie Davis Theater, New Rochelle Public Library. Free

BID Family Day: Three Kings Day Celebration
Wednesday, January 6 at 5:00 pm; Ossie Davis Theater
Colorful festivities marking the end of the holiday season will feature a live, interactive performance by the popular musician and bilingual entertainer, Louie!  Everyone gets to sample Three Kings Day bread Rosca de Reyes, from El Trigal Bakery in New Rochelle.  The whole family is invited to take part in this cultural tradition. Ossie Davis Theater, New Rochelle Public Library. Free.

9th Annual “Ring in the New Year at Noon” at New Roc City: Raises $3,500 for the New Rochelle Public Library Foundation >
9th Annual “Ring in the New Year at Noon” at New Roc City Supports New Rochelle Library Foundation >
January 2018 Newsletter >


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